New arrests made in London Bridge attack investigation

New arrests made in London Bridge attack investigation

Three men have been arrested in east London on Wednesday

Thursday, June 8, 2017

There have been new arrests made as the investigation into the London Bridge attack continues.

Armed officers conducted an operation in Ilford which finished with the arrests of two men. 

A spokesman for Scotland Yard has detailed how a 27-year-old man was apprehended on suspcion of preparing terrorist acts, while a 33-year-old man was taken into custody suspected of intent to provide controlled drugs. 

A third man was detained, suspected of preparing to commit terrorist acts, at an Ilford address on Wednesday night.  

The trio are being questioned in a south London police station as search warrants are enacted at residential addresses in the east of the capital. 

Eight people were killed and dozens injured after three jihadists crashed a van on London Bridge and stabbed pedestrians in Borough Market, before being shot dead.